04 May '11, 2am

The Banker: Young, restless and successful – why job hopping still works for

The Banker: Young, restless and successful – why job hopping still works for Gen Y in Asia 4 May 2011 The Banker Our new Hong Kong-based banker columnist returns with his second article. If you haven’t read his first piece, click here . It’s that time of year again. Bonuses have been paid and those looking for greener pastures have moved or are in the process of doing so. A friend of mine recently changed jobs – not surprising in itself, except that he’d only been in his previous position for just over a year, and had only lasted two years in the one before that. Come to think of it, a number of my other acquaintances also fit this bill: they are serial job hoppers. So what’s their plan and why do they do it? Their time horizon is usually one to two years and with each move comes better pay and possibly a promotion. They are taking advantage of a tight job market, and by a...

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